NOTICE OF PREPARATION OF ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT REPORT AND NOTICE OF PUBLIC SCOPING MEETING REGARDING THE PROPOSED CITY OF FOWLER GENERAL PLAN UPDATE PROJECT

Summary

SCH Number
2021110053
Lead Agency
City of Fowler
Document Title
NOTICE OF PREPARATION OF ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT REPORT AND NOTICE OF PUBLIC SCOPING MEETING REGARDING THE PROPOSED CITY OF FOWLER GENERAL PLAN UPDATE PROJECT
Document Type
NOP - Notice of Preparation of a Draft EIR
Received
Present Land Use
City of Fowler
Document Description
The Project would encompass the entire City of Fowler and its planning area. Fowler is a part of Fresno County and is positioned 11 miles southeast of downtown Fresno. The Project area is located west of the Sierra Nevada Mountains, and Fresno County lies within the San Joaquin Valley. Fowler is part of the San Joaquin Valley Air Basin. There are several cities that are near Fowler in addition to Fresno. This includes Selma 5 miles to the southeast, Kingsburg 10 miles to the southeast, Reedley 13 miles to the southeast, Parlier 8 miles to the southeast, Sanger 8 miles to the northeast, and Kerman 22 miles to the northwest. Highway 99 bisects the City into eastern and western portions. The City shares a sphere of influence with the City of Selma to the southeast. Project Description: The Project includes the General Plan Update for the City of Fowler. The General Plan Update presents a framework of goals and policies that respond to issues of relevance to the community, strive to meet its imagined future, and maintain a high quality of life for its residents in the face of ever-changing environmental, economic, and social circumstances.

Contact Information

Name
Dawn E. Marple, City Planner
Agency Name
City of Fowler
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency / Project Applicant / Consulting Firm

Location

Cities
Fowler
Counties
Fresno
Regions
Citywide, Unincorporated
Cross Streets
City wide
Base
MDB&M
Other Location Info
The Project includes the General Plan Update for the City of Fowler. The General Plan Update presents a framework of goals and policies that respond to issues of relevance to the community, strive to meet its imagined future, and maintain a high quality of life for its residents in the face of ever-changing environmental, economic, and social circumstances.
Other Information
City of Fowler General Plan Update

Notice of Completion

State Review Period Start
State Review Period End
Development Types
Other (City of Fowler General Plan Update City Wide)
Local Actions
General Plan Update, General Plan Amendment
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Agriculture and Forestry Resources, Air Quality, Biological Resources, Coastal Zone, Cultural Resources, Cumulative Effects, Drainage/Absorption, Economics/Jobs, Energy, Fiscal Impacts, Flood Plain/Flooding, Geology/Soils, Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Growth Inducement, Hazards & Hazardous Materials, Hydrology/Water Quality, Land Use/Planning, Mandatory Findings of Significance, Mineral Resources, Noise, Population/Housing, Public Services, Recreation, Schools/Universities, Septic System, Sewer Capacity, Solid Waste, Transportation, Tribal Cultural Resources, Utilities/Service Systems, Vegetation, Wetland/Riparian, Wildfire
State Reviewing Agencies
California Air Resources Board (ARB), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Central Region 4 (CDFW), California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Department of Transportation, District 6 (DOT), California Department of Transportation, Division of Aeronautics (DOT), California Department of Transportation, Division of Transportation Planning (DOT), California Department of Water Resources (DWR), California Energy Commission, California Governor's Office of Emergency Services (OES), California Highway Patrol (CHP), California Natural Resources Agency, California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC), California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Valley Fresno Region 5 (RWQCB), California State Lands Commission (SLC), Central Valley Flood Protection Board, Department of Toxic Substances Control, Office of Historic Preservation, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Drinking Water, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Quality, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Rights, California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Department of Conservation (DOC)
Reviewing Agency Comments
California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Department of Conservation (DOC)

Attachments

Draft Environmental Document [Draft IS, NOI_NOA_Public notices, OPR Summary Form, Appx,]
Notice of Completion [NOC] Transmittal form
State Comment Letters [Comments from state reviewing agencies]

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